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        Arabian Nights Entertainments, The

      , 1954. 1954. Arthur Szyk's Scheherazade[LIMITED EDITIONS CLUB]. BURTON, Sir Richard (trans.). SZYK, Arthur (illustrator). The Arabian Nights Entertainments. Containing Sixty-Five Stories Told by Shahrazade the Sultaness to Divert Shahryar the Sultan from the Execution of a Vow He Had Made to avenge the Disloyalty of his First sultaness; and Containing a Better Account of the Customs, Manners and Religion of the Eastern Nations Than is to be Met With in Any Edition Hitherto Published; Because the Text is One Which Sir Richard Burton Himself Desired to Own: the Definitive and All-inclusive Burton Translation with the Addition of the Notes Upon the text. Prepared by Those Scholars Who Had Previously Translated the Text into English from the Arabic, Notably Henry Torrens & Edward Lane & John Payne; and it is Embellished with Sixty Miniature Paintings by Arthur Szyk. Ipswich: Limited Editions Club, 1954. Limited to 1500 numbered copies, this being copy no. 1456. Four tall octavo volumes (10 1/2 x 7 1/4 in.), volumes I and II with accompanying volumes of Notes. Sixty full color plates. Uniformly bound in the publisher's full black cloth. Original glassine dust jackets (some tears). A fine set. Housed in the publisher's slipcases.

      [Bookseller: David Brass Rare Books, Inc.]
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        4 scarce offprints by Jo Hin Tjio: Some Experiences with Acetic Orcein in Animal Chromosomes and 2 others

      Anales De La Estacion Experimental De Aula Del, 1954, 1956. Anales De La Estacion Experimental De Aula Del, 1954. PAMPHLET. The titles included: Cytological Studies on Some X-Ray Mutants of Barley (1951) with Arne Hagberg, some wear and tearing to spine (not scanned); Some Experiences with Acetic Orcein in Animal Chromosomes with Albert Levan (1954); Note on the Sex Chromosomes of the Rat During Male Meiosis with Albert Levan (1956); An Interesting Formation of One Satellited Chromosome in an Individual of Allium Cepa with Albert Levan (1956). Three scarce offprints have the ownership signature of Franz "Schrader" in ink, other has stamp of J. T. Baldwin Jr. Upper left hand cover of the front pages of three have light dampstain affecting name and date of authors, but are not affecting text. Still a scarce grouping of the discoverer of the Numbers of Chromosomes in man. Condition presents a discount in what would be our normal pricing for such offprints. * Genetics. Chromosomes. Cytology. Rare books make Fine Gifts. Shipped in new box. Free tracking USA. Quality, Value, Experience. . Good. 1956.

      [Bookseller: Robinson Street Books, IOBA]
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        A Murder in Paradise (Signed First Edition)

      New York: Rinehart, 1954 New York: Rinehart, 1954. First Edition. First Edition. SIGNED and DATED in the year of publication by the author on the front endpaper. Near Fine in a Very Good plus dust jacket. Jacket is lightly chipped and rubbed, with some minor bruising to the spine near the crown. An important true crime title, scarce in jacket, and the only signed copy we have ever seen.

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        Ein kleines Ja und ein großes Nein. Sein Leben von ihm selbst erzählt. Mit siebzehn Tafel- und 32 Textabbildungen.

      Hamburg, Rowohlt, o. J. (1954).. Grüner Olnwd., mit Titel auf Papierrückenschild, Vorwort ohne die Danksagung an Ernest Ashton, 289 Seiten (Die Seitenzählung im Inhaltsverzeichnis läuft ab Kapitel XI lediglich mit einer Füllnummerierung der Druckerei) mit 32 Graphiken und 2 photographischen Drucken im Text. (ohne die 17 photographischen Tafeln) 8°.. Rar. Vorabdruck des Rowohlt-Verlages auf festem weißen Papier mit kräftigem und klarem Probeabzug der einzelnen Abbildungen wohl von den Originalphotoplatten! Die deutsche Erstausgabe von 1955 beinhaltet 45 Textabbildungen, die aber wesentlich schwächer im Abdruck ausfallen. Der Kopf auf dem Titelblatt ist im Gegensatz zum Rotdruck n der Ausgabe 1955, hier in schwarz gedruckt.

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        Handley Cross or Mr Jorrocks Hunt. By the author of Mr Sponges sporting tour, ask Mamma, etc.etc.

      London, Bradbury, Evans and Co, 1954 - Surtees. R. S., Handley Cross or Mr Jorrocks Hunt. By the author of Mr Sponges sporting tour, ask Mamma, etc.etc. With illustrations by John Leech. London, Bradbury, Evans and Co, 1854. 1st Edition. 8vo. Ribbed cloth, gilt decorations to front, gilt titles and decorations to spine. Pp550, 17 full page hand coloured engravings on steel, 84 vignette engravings on wood within text. Binding is faded and worn with some splitting and small loss to spine edges. Hinges are week but holding. Neat, early ownership mark on front free endpaper. All text and illustrations are tightly bound some age toning to page edges, otherwise in tight and bright. The hand colouring on the illustrations skilfully completed. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Roz Hulse Ltd.]
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        Fish and Comet. Farbradierung und Prägedruck handkoloriert. 1954. Unten rechts in Bleistift signiert u. datiert, links nummeriert: 26/200, Mitte betitelt.

      . 45 : 30,5 cm auf starkem Velin 39 : 49,7 cm.. In 200 Exemplaren bei der Künstlervereinigung Arta Zürich erschienen. Von Hand aquarellierte Edition.

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        [Unpublished Erotic Manuscript Diaries and Photo Album]: "The Many Turns of Norman's Screws" [and] "There Will Always Be a Norman as It's a Wise Father That Knows Its Own Child"

      Two volumes of text (octavos) and one album of photographs (quarto). Text volumes are stitched unprinted plain paper wrappers. [40]; [40]pp. Text volumes written oblong on rectos only, the versos occasionally used for photographs, erotic drawings, or postcards. Well-thumbed, corners creased, small nicks and tears, occasional light rings from wine glasses, but sound and easily readable about very good volumes. The diaries chronicle the sybaritic activities of a well-to-do and quite likely aristocratic young Englishman for the first half of the year 1954. .

      [Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABA]
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        My Left Foot

      London: Secker and Warburg,, 1954. London: Secker and Warburg,, 1954. With a foreword and epilogue by Dr. Robert Collis. Octavo. Original burgundy boards, titles to spine in silver. With the dust jacket. Black and white frontispiece and 3 other plates. Spine ends very lightly bumped and endpapers slightly browned. An excellent copy in slightly rubbed jacket with lightly nicked and chipped spine ends. First edition, first impression. Inscribed by the author on front free endpaper, "To Ismay Phipps, Christy Brown 30/5 '56", and with Phipps's bookplate to front pastedown. Also inscried by the author's mother on the same page: "Bridget Brown, best of luck". In addition, there are 31 other signatures on the half-title and rear free endpaper. Presentation copies of this astonishing author's books are far from common, especially of this title; indeed this is the first such copy we have seen. It was, of course, the basis of the Oscar winning film with the same title, starring Daniel Day-Lewis as the author.

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        Garden Spice and Wild Pot-Herbs

      Ithaca, NY: Elfiede Abbe, 1954. Ithaca, NY: Elfiede Abbe, 1954. Quarto, 211 pages. First edition, limited issue. Number 55 of 90 copies, hand-printed on handmade Japanese Kochi paper. Illustrated with original woodblock prints and two prints made from zinc plates. A fine copy.

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        Autograph letter and 2 autogr. lettercards, all signed ("P. Delvaux" or "Paul").

      Sint-Idesbald, Boitsfort and Bruxelles (?), 1954, 1974 and 1977.. Large 4to and oblong 8vo. Altogether (1+1+2 =) 5 pp. on 3 ff.. To the Belgian author, filmmaker and documentarist Henri Storck, making an appointment or sending thank-you or get-well notes: "Mon cher Storck, Je viens de recevoir votre aimable lettre - avec un certain retard vu que nous sommes venus passer les fetes a St. Idesbald, comme toutes les annees. Je suis enchante de vous revoir et de faire la connaissance du poete Murilo Mendes. Seriez-vous libre lundi 3 janvier dans l'apres-midi au jeudi 6 dans l'apres midi. Nous reprenons le chemin de Boitsfort Samedi 1er janvier vers le soir. Faites-moi le plaisir de me telephoner au no. 72.11.54 pour nous mettre d'accord pour le jour et l'heure. Si le matin vous convient mieux que l'apres midi, je pourrait toujours m'arranger. Dans l'attente et le plaisir de vous revoir, je vous envois, mon cher Storck, mes bonnes amities. P. Delvaux" (31. XII. 1954). Murilo Mendes (1901-1975) was a Brazilian poet. - "Tous mes remerciements a Virginia et a Henry pour leur gentil telegramme. Tam et moi vous adressons a tous deux nos meilleures amities. Paul" (2. II. 1974) - [Tam:] "Cher Henri, nous avons de tes bonnes nouvelles par Paul De Beck ( ?). J'ai essaye de parler a Virginia par telephone avant notre depart pour Furnes. (le repondeur) ne nous a pas permis de le faire quittant ce matin Bruxelles cher Henri aie de la patience tu te sentira (sic) tellement mieux apres quelques semaines. On t'embrasse ainsi que Virginia a toute notre affection, Tam." [Paul:] "Je souhaite a Henri un prompt retablissement et nous vous adressons a tous deux nos tres affectueux sentiments. Paul" (18. VII. 1977). - In 1946, Storck had produced a documentary about Delvaux called "Le Monde de Paul Delvaux".

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Inlibris, Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Andres Zorn. An International Swedish Artist. His Life and Work.

      Nordisk Rotogravyr, Stockholm 1954 - 458 pp. casi todas ilustradas. Un total de 360 imágenes en color y negro. Muy cuidada edición de 1200 ejemplares, numerados (nº661) Perfecto ejemplar encuadernado de época a plena piel, fileteada en seco. Lomera con nervios y tejuelos. 30 x 23 cm. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Mural Paintings of Tunhuang

      no indication of place no indication of editor 1954. Portfolio, 31,5 x 42 cm, 3rd Series. Numbered edition no. 5082. Tunhuang (Dunhuang) is situated in the western part of Kansu Province in Northwest China. It is there that we find the world-famous Thousand-Buddha Caves, a store-house of cultural and art treasures. These caves are really the world's greatest art gallery. From A.D. 366 when the caves were first built, through the Northern Wey dynasty (386 -534), Western Wie dynasty (535-557), Sui dynasty (581-618), Tang dynasty (618-907), the Five dynasties period (907-960), and down to the Sung (960-1270) and Mongol (1279-1368) dynasties-a period of some one thousand years-important works of art have been executed and preserved here. The caves which contain mural paintings now number 469. They range up and down the mountain slopes over a length of 2 1/2 miles. The mural paintings are of large size and deal with many different subjects, fully reflecting the condition of social life in China during many centuries. They are a precious art legacy from the working people of ancient China. The reproductions in this portfolio (12 numbered sheets) show only a tiny part of the mural paintings in the caves. Contents: 1. Farming. Cave no. 296. Period: Sui Dynasty. Reroduction by Shih Wie-hsinang. 2. On the River. Cave no. 208. Period: Sui dynasty. Reproduction by Tuan Wen-chieh. 3. Building. Cave no. 445. Period Tang Dynasty. Reproduction by Shih Wie-hsiang. 4. Milking. Cave no. 61. Period: Sung Dynasty. Reproduction by Li Cheng-hsien. 5. Peacock-Design. Cave no. 428. Period: North Wie Dynasti. Reproduction by huang Wen-fu. 6. Border Desingn. Cave no. 256. Period: Tang Dynasty. Reproduction by Huang Wen-fu. 7. Ceiling Design. Cave no. 361. Period: Tang Dynasty. Reproduction by Huang Wen-fu. 8. Ceiling Design. Cave no. 234. Period Sung Dynasty. Reproduction by Chang Sha-na. 9. Apsaras. Cave no. 125. Period: Tang Dynasty. Reproduction by Yu Chih-chen. 10. Apsaras. Cave no. 126. Period: Tang Dynasty. Reproduction by Liu Li-shang. 11. Fairy on a Dragon. Cave no. 329. Reproduction by Shih Wie-hsiang. 12. Fairy on a Dragon. Cave no. 329. Period: Tang Dynasty. Reproduction by Shih Wie-hsinang.; Jahr: 1954; Format: Folio; Anzahl der Seiten: 15; Auflage: 1.; Zustand: 2 (Condition: One text page creased at the bottom. Otherwise good +.) 15 S. 1. Auflage Anzahl der Bände: 1 Zustand:2 Format:Folio Condition: One text page creased at the bottom. Otherwise good +..

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        "Sitzender Akt", um 1980.

      . Öl- u. Deckfarben auf Karton, 20,5 x 8 cm.. (Erwin Wurm, geb. 1954 in Bruck an der Mur)

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        The Long Ships [Signed Advance Review Copy; Ingraverat] [Rode Orm]

      Alfred A. Knopf, New York 1954 - A Very Good copy of the first American edition, first printing (mild toning to spine extremities, some corner bumping, a few light spots to the boards), in a Very Good dust jacket (spine toned, some moderate edge wear to the panels, some chipping to the spine ends), SIGNED [INGRAVERAT] BY FRANS G. BENGTSSON on the half-title and with the Publisher's ADVANCE REVIEW SLIP loosely laid in. Set in the tenth Century, the novel centers on Orm, son of a famous pirate who, once shanghaied the Vikings, became a noted warrior himself and took part in raids on Ireland, England, France, and Scandinavia, fighting in battles both on land and at sea. The novel also recreates the coming of Christianity to Scandinavia. Bengtsson's intent in writing the novel was, as he stated, ".to write a story that people could enjoy reading, like The Three Musketeers or the Odyssey." Originally published in Sweden, in two volumes, as "Rode Orm" (1941 and 1945), an English translation of the first volume was published in 1942 as "Red Orm". The most popular of Bengtsson's novels, and one of the most widely-read books in Sweden, the tale has been translated to at least 23 languages. The volume herein described constitutes the first full translation of the entire tale to English. The tale inspired the 1964 movie starring Richard Widmark, Sidney Poitier, and Russ Tamblyn. Signed books by Frans Bengtsson in any language are not at all common to the market and signed copies of the "The Long Ships" in English translation are absolute hen's teeth. A Very Good ADVANCE REVIEW COPY, SIGNED BY FRANS G. BENGTSSON. QUITE SCARCE. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Norois. Revue geographique de l'Ouest et des pays de l'Atlantique nord. Band 1 bis 46.

      Poitiers : Institut de Geographie , Rennes : Presses Universitaire de Rennes, 1954-1999.. Gr.-8° , Leinen , Gute Bibliotheksexemplare. Publiee par les instituts de geographie des facultes des lettres de Caen, Poitiers, Rennes. ; Band 1 bis 43 und Doppelband gebunden, Band 46 in 4 Heften und 2 Register 1954-63 und 1964-73 ; Regallänge 1,56 m.

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        Las Uvas y el Viento

      Santiago de Chile : Nascimento 1954 - ~ Prólogo del Autor en verso ~ «Arduas fueron las relaciones de Neruda y SUR» (Hermes Villordo). Pero no así las del poeta con la redactora de la revista, María Rosa Oliver, particularmente después de la adhesión de ésta a la militancia comunista. Recién salido de las prensas el libro, le faltó tiempo a Neruda para dedicárselo (marzo 1954) con cariñosa mención a una larga amistad. Procedencia: Legado Julio Carlos Díaz Usandivaras ~ Con dedicatoria autógrafa del autor a María Rosa Oliver ~ Rústica original ~ 422p+1ff ~ 28x20x3cm. ~ Cubierta con señales de uso y dobleces, lomo insolado. Interior en perfecto estado ~ LANGUAGE: Español / Additional images available/ [Attributes: First Edition; Soft Cover]

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        The Lion, The Witch And The Wardrobe

      London: Geoffrey Bles, 1954. London: Geoffrey Bles, 1954. First Edition, Second Printing, in original dust jacket, price clipped, though statement of "Second Impression" is intact. In About Very Good condition, showing signs of age and use. Sound binding. Clean text. Foxing at prelims, terminals. Previous owner details in ink to front free end paper. Boards are lightly faded at extremities. The dust jacket shows moderate foxing to verso, flaps, and less so on the exterior panels. Chipping at corners and spine ends, with a few closed tears, with the largest being about 2 inches long at the front spine fold. A rare, early printing of the first edition, in a matching second impression dust jacket.

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        The Long Ships [Signed Advance Review Copy; Ingraverat] [Rode Orm]

      New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1954. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good. A Very Good copy of the first American edition, first printing (mild toning to spine extremities, some corner bumping, a few light spots to the boards), in a Very Good dust jacket (spine toned, some moderate edge wear to the panels, some chipping to the spine ends), SIGNED [INGRAVERAT] BY FRANS G. BENGTSSON on the half-title and with the Publisher's ADVANCE REVIEW SLIP loosely laid in. Set in the tenth Century, the novel centers on Orm, son of a famous pirate who, once shanghaied the Vikings, became a noted warrior himself and took part in raids on Ireland, England, France, and Scandinavia, fighting in battles both on land and at sea. The novel also recreates the coming of Christianity to Scandinavia. Bengtsson's intent in writing the novel was, as he stated, " write a story that people could enjoy reading, like The Three Musketeers or the Odyssey." Originally published in Sweden, in two volumes, as "Rode Orm" (1941 and 1945), an English translation of the first volume was published in 1942 as "Red Orm". The most popular of Bengtsson's novels, and one of the most widely-read books in Sweden, the tale has been translated to at least 23 languages. The volume herein described constitutes the first full translation of the entire tale to English. The tale inspired the 1964 movie starring Richard Widmark, Sidney Poitier, and Russ Tamblyn. Signed books by Frans Bengtsson in any language are not at all common to the market and signed copies of the "The Long Ships" in English translation are absolute hen's teeth. A Very Good ADVANCE REVIEW COPY, SIGNED BY FRANS G. BENGTSSON. QUITE SCARCE.

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        Vie du Morosin *

      Caractères, sans lieu 1954. - En feuilles 22 x 19, couverture illustrée à rabats. 3 burins et 2 bois gravés originaux de Krol, dont un répété en couverture. Ravissant petit ouvrage comportant quelques références crayonnées an marge des burins, provenant de la bibliothèque de Pierre Cailler, l'un des proches et admirateurs de cet artiste. Pour preuve son ex-libris gravé y est joint, signé par Krol et portant cette belle devise "Pensées je bâtis ce sont des livres". Précisons encore que l'éditeur-bâtisseur publia le catalogue raisonné de l'oeuvre gravé de Krol, dans lequel on trouvera notre ouvrage référencé des numéros 224 à 226, la première planche reproduisant le portrait de Cassou figurant en frontispice.C'est la déchéance d'un autre peintre qui nous est contée ici, pris de boisson, de nourriture & de femmes. Édition originale. L'un des 98 exemplaires numérotés sur pur chiffon, après 3 lettrés avec suite, seuls tirages.

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        Fuldaer Geschichtsblätter. Zeitschrift des Fuldaer Geschichtsvereins. Jahrgänge 30(1954) - 85(2009).

      Fulda, 1954-2009.. 8°, die Bände 30-54 in Original-broschierten Lieferungen, die Bände 55-85 Original-kartoniert,. bei den frühen Jahrgängen Papier teils gebräunt und die Einbände der Broschuren leicht bestoßen, ansonsten gut erhaltenes Exemplar, (Abgabe der Reihe nur komplett),

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        Verborgene Schönheit. Bauwerk und Plastik aus Österrreich 5. Aufl.

      1954 Otto Müller Verlag, Salzburg. Leica-Bilder, 232 s/w Fotos; Mit Beilage des Bildverzeichnisses In Leinen gebunden, mit Schutzumschlag 301 Seiten ca. 28 x 21 cm Guter Zustand, Schutzumschlag beschädigt, mit Widmung und Bergsteigerfoto.

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        [Meistereinband Peters-Hahne]. Das Klangbuch. Die lyrische Dichtung. [Gedruckt im Auftrage von Freunden des Dichters für die Buchhandlung Kurt Saucke & Co].

      Hamburg, Saucke, 1954.. Blauer Ledereinband, 5 Bünde, rote Ledereinsätze, gefütterter Schuber mit Lederkapitalen, 8°, 158 S.; -Rücken etwas gebräunt, ordentliches Exemplar.. Gedruckt von Gustav Petermann. Einband von Annie Peters und Ilse Hahne für Wilhelm Niemeyer. Mit einer handschriftlichen Widmung der Buchbinderinnen auf dem Vorsatz "In Verehrung für Herrn Dr. Wilhelm Niemeyer zu seinem 80. Geburtstage am 11. Juni 1954 eingebunden von Annie Peters u. Ilse Hahne." Annie Peters lernte bei Franz Weisse in Hamburg und stand der Werkstatt Lerchenfeld nahe; Niemeyer war Kunsthistoriker an der Gewerbeschule Lerchenfeld, heute Hochschule der Künste, und Mitbegründer der Werkstatt Lerchenfeld.

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        Hide and Seek. The Story of a Wartime Agent

      London Martin Secker & Warburg Ltd 1954. VG: in very good condition with lightly chipped dust jacket. Endpapers tanned. Minor foxing at fore edge First Edition Red hardback cloth cover 200mm x 140mm (8" x 6"). 255pp. B/W photographs and endpaper maps.

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        Die Wunderwelt. Die Zeitung für unsere Kinder. [später: Die bunte Jugendzeitschrift].

      Wien, Österr. Jugendverlag 1954-1962 u. 1965.. 7.-15. u. 18. Jg. zus. 10 Bde. gr.-4°. Durchgeh. farb. illustr. OHLn.-Bde. m. Goldpräg. In gutem Zustand.. Die erste österr. illustrierte Zeitschrift für Kinder. Pro Jahrgang erschienen 26 Hefte. - Dazu beiliegend: Wunderwelt-Jahrbuch 1973-1975. 2 Bde.

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        Go Tell It On The Mountain

      Michael Joseph 1954 - The First UK printing published by Michael Joseph in 1954.The BOOK is in near FINE condition.A hint of pushing to the spine tips otherwise a very tight book which appears unread and free from inscriptions.The WRAPPER is complete and in near FINE condition.A little creasing to the rear cover lower edge and a little soiling to the rear cover.The Peter Rudland designed wrapper artwork looks very striking in the removable Brodart archival protector.The author's landmark first title and scarce as such to find in such collectible condition.The nicest copy of this book that we have handled. ashtonrarebooks welcomes direct contact. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Das Prinzip Hoffnung. Band 1, 2 und 3.

      Berlin: Aufbau-Verlag, 1954, 1955, 1959.. 3 Bände (komplett). 1. Aufl. 477, 512, 518 S. 8°. Blaue Originallederbände mit Goldprägung und Kopfgoldschnitt.. Erste Ausgabe. Sehr gut erhalten.

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        transmissions. two black and white, and five coloured original lithographs.

      . New York, George Wittenborn, 1954. 32,3 : 24 cm. 2 Bl. Titel u. Text von Katherine Kuh, Chicago und Willy Rotzler, Zürich sowie 5 doppelblattgr. Farblithographien u. 2 schwarzweisse Lithographien auf dem Orig.-Umschlag.. In 100 Exemplaren erschienen und von der Kratz Presse, Emil Matthieu, gedruckt. - Titelblatt von Honegger in roter Tinte signiert und in blauer Tinte datiert: "Zürich / 18.8.1992". Das Portefolio wurde ursprünglich nicht signiert. - Selten.

      [Bookseller: Gerhard Zähringer Antiquariat und Galeri]
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        The Widows of Thornton

      New York: Harcourt Brace, 1954. New York: Harcourt Brace, 1954 First USA Edition. Fine book in a close to Fine DJ. The blue spine cloth has slight wear at the spine ends, else fine. The DJ is bright with some rubbing to the spine folds and ends, else fine. Advance copy with the slip laid in. Signed by the author on the title page. Taylor's third book, and second story collection.. Signed by Author. First Edition.

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        JAZZ MAGAZINE.- Herausgegeben und geleitet von Eddie Barclay und Jacques Souplet.

      Paris, 1954 - 1978.. Nr. 1 - 260 in 12 Bänden gebunden. 4°. über 10000 S. mit großartigem teils farb. Bildmaterial. HLn der Zeit. (Die Originalumschläge sind mit eingebunden) sehr gute Erhaltung. Der Erfinder und Herausgeber dieser wichtigen Zeitschrift hieß eigentlich Edouard Ruault, wurde Barpianist und nahm, um amerikanischer zu erscheinen, den Künstlernamen Eddie Barclay an. Vor dem 2. Weltkrieg war er schon mit den Künstlern Django Reinhardt und Boris Vian befreundet. Nach dem Krieg gründete der Jazz- und Chanson-Fan neben einem Club die Plattenfirma Blue Star. 1954 war der Mitbegründer des Jazz Magazine des Labels Barclay Records, das sein Vorgängerlabel Blue Star als Sublabel übernahm. In den 50ern erschien auf dem Barclay Label Aufnahmen von Künstlern wie Dalida, Charles Aznavour, Brigitte Bardot, Jacques Brel und Juliette Greco. Die hier angebotene äußerst umfangreiche und in sich komplette Reihe stammt aus dem Nachlass des Jazz-Jounalisten Dieter Zimmerle.

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        Jazz West Coast, a Portfolio of Photographs by William Claxton,

      1954.. mit sehr zahlreichem interessantem schwarz-weiß Fotomaterial, 88 (unpaginierte) Seiten, 27x34, schwarzes farbig illustrierter O Karton,. ORDENTLICHES EXEMPLAR dieses seltenen und äußerst interessanten Fotodokumentes des West-Coast-Jazz der 50er Jahre, mit Aufnahmen von Benny Carter, Dave Brubeck, Chet Baker, Shorty Rogers and Zoot Sims, mit leichten Gebrauchsspuren, der Einband am Rücken mit geringfügigen Läsuren

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Im Baldreit]
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        The facsimile of Songs of Innocence

      Clairvaux, Jura: The Trianon Press for the William Blake Trust,, 1954. Clairvaux, Jura: The Trianon Press for the William Blake Trust,, 1954. Octavo. Original brown full levant morocco, titles to spine gilt, cream endpapers, top edge gilt. Housed in a marbled paper slipcase. 30 colour plates. A few minor scuffs to boards. An excellent copy. First facsimile edition, first impression. Number 641 of a limited edition of 1600 copies. The Trianon Press, in collaboration with The William Blake Society, produced a series of fine facsimiles of Blake's books based on copies in the Rosenwald Collection at the Library of Congress. These facsimiles were printed using the collotype process onto Arches rag paper matching that used by Blake and watermarked with his monogram. Colour was applied via collotypes and stencils by master-printers Beaufumé and Duval in exact facsimile of the originals. These beautifully produced books are now highly regarded in their own right.

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        CIAM: Il Cuore della Citta: per una vita piu umana delle Comunita.

      Milano, Hoepli, 1954. 4°, 183 S., zahlr. Abb. u. Pläne, Kart. m OU., OU etwas lädiert, kleine Fehlstellen (sauber hinterlegt). Name a. Vors, sonst tadell. Preis in CHF: 495. Text ital. Der kongress der CIAM (Congres International d'Architecture Moderne) fand 1951in Hoddesdon, England unter dem Titel "The Heart of the City" statt. Es fanden dort Diskussionen über die von den CIAM zuvor vernachlässigten Funktionen des Stadtzentrums statt.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Peter Petrej]
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      Garden City: Doubleday & Company, Inc.,, 1954. Garden City: Doubleday & Company, Inc.,. 1954. boards.. A fine copy in very good dust jacket with light wear at edges, mainly. spine ends and corners, and mild dust soiling to rear panel. (#148613). First edition. Runner-up for the 1955 International Fantasy Award. Anatomy of Wonder (2004) II-260. Pringle, Science Fiction: The 100 Best Novels 15. Survey of Science Fiction Literature III, pp. 1424-28.

      [Bookseller: L. W. Currey, Inc.]
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        The Hardy Boys: The Hooded Hawk Mystery

      Grosset & Dunlap, Inc. 1954 - Near fine in a very good dust jacket. First edition, first issue as indicated by the issue point of the Tom Swift titles on the back panel of the dust jacket. Jacket has a small piece missing at the top of the spine, slight chipping and edgewear; else intact. Comes housed in a custom-made slipcase. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bookbid]
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        NUMEN. International Review for the History of Religions. Jahrgang 1954 bis 2004 vollständig gebunden in 27 Bänden. Band 1 bis Band 51.

      Leiden, Brill; 1954-2004;.. Gebundene Ausgabe. Die angebotenen 51 Jahrgänge sind sauber gebunden und stammen aus einer österreichischen Klosterbibliothek. Interessenten aus dem Ausland wollen bitte VOR Bestellung die genauen Versandkosten erfragen.

      [Bookseller: Petra Gros - Versandantiquariat]
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        Una Sancta - Zeitschrift für ökumenische Begegnung (früher: Rundbriefe für interkonfessionelle Begegnung). Jahrgänge 9(1954) - 63(2008).

      Meitingen, Kyrios-Verlag 1954-2008.. Gebunden in 41 Bänden. 8°, sauber und fachmännisch eingebunden in Bibliotheks-Leinen / -Halbleinen,. Bibliotheksexemplar mit Rückenschild und Stempeln (entwidmet), die ersten Jahrgänge papierbedingt gebräunt, vereinzelt kleine Anstreichungen, ansonsten gut erhaltenes Exemplar,

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Hagena & Schulte]
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        THE ART OF EATING. Inscribed

      Cleveland: The World Publishing Company, 1954. Cleveland: The World Publishing Company, 1954 Fisher, M. F. K. THE ART OF EATING. Inscribed. Cleveland: The World Publishing Company, 1954. First Edition. 8vo., 749pp. "It seems to me that our three basic needs, for food and security and love, are so mixed and mingled and entwined that we cannot straightly think of one without the others. So it happens that when I write of hunger, I am really writing about love and the hunger for it, and warmth and the love of it and the hunger for it . . . and then the warmth and richness and fine reality of hunger satisfied . . . and it is all one." Publisher's quarter beige backed brown paper covered boards stamped in gilt & maroon on the upper board & spine. A fine copy [a bit of bottom shelf rubbing] in a near fine dustwrapper. Warmly inscribed on the ffe to Fisher's good friend Avis DeVoto: "To Avis DeVoto, with / admiration and thanks - / Mary Francis / MFK Fisher / Cambridge 3.VIII.66". Fisher's good friend Avis MacVicar DeVoto, [1904 - 1989] was perhaps best known for her friendship with Julia Child & lengthy correspondence tracing the evolution of Volume I of Mastering the Art of French Cooking from its inception to its publication. A superb Association Copy.. Signed by Author. First Edition.

      [Bookseller: TBCL The Book Collector's Library]
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        Hanns Hopp. Fragmente zu einer architektonischen Gestaltungslehre. Manuskript des Bauhausarchitekten Hanns Hopp. Provisorischer Vorabdruck für ein Lehrbuch der architektonischen Lehrgestaltung. ( Getippt und danach reproduziert , In diesem Fall die reproduzierte Variante). Auflagenhöhe Unbekannt. Mit zahlreichen Textabbildungen.

      Berlin, Selbstverlag, 1954.. 30 x 24 cm. Ca. 60 Blatt. ISBN: Keine. Schnellhefter Kartoniert, Gelocht. No jacket. Schnellhefter . alles auf den typischen DDR Materialien. 1. Auflage.. * Versandfertig innerhalb von 20 Stunden! In den frühen zwanziger Jahren ist der Baustil von Hanns Hoppe an der Formensprache des Expressionismus orientiert, um 1930 vom Bauhaus beeinflusst. In den 30er Jahren folgt er in seinen Privatbauten dem Geist der Zeit, der jedoch noch auf einem traditionalistischen Stil der Moderne basiert. Nach dem 2. Krieg bemüht er sich um eine Erneuerung des Bauhausstiles, beteiligt sich dann aber an den staatlichen Aufträgen in neuklassizistischem Stil in der Stalinallee und anderen. Mit seinem Beitrag für die Berliner Stalinallee war er wesentlich an der Formulierung der sozialistisch-realistischen Architektur beteiligt. GF. (MGT). jpg.

      [Bookseller: Umbras Kuriositätenkabinett]
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        Ms. Brief mit eigenh. U.

      New York, 6. XII. 1954.. 1 S. Gr.-4to.. Im Namen der "American Foundation for Overseas Blind" an einen Mr. Fabry betreffs einer Spende für blinde Kinder in Südkorea: "We who love peace must recognize our eternal indebtedness to the gallant people of South Korea for their bitter sacrifices during the war so recently ended [...] The Foundation has already established a fine school and training center for [Korea's blind youngsters] outside Pusan. There and at the new Taegu School for the Blind and Deaf 250 handicapped young people, inspired with firm faith and dauntless courage, are learning to break through the barriers off darkness and silence [...] Yet Korean government records list a total of 50,000 sightless children [...]". - Auf Briefpapier mit gedr. Briefkopf der "American Foundation for Overseas Blind".

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Inlibris, Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Original watercolour for the famous "Babar" series.

      Paris, [not after 1954].. 304:495 mm. Signed lower left "Laur. de Brunhoff".. A charming, large-format watercolour showing Celesteville, the capital of "Le pays des Elephants", Babar's Kingdom. Als doppelblattgroße Illustration fand das vorliegende Aquarell Brunhofs auch in 'Babar a la fete de Celesteville' (1954) Verwendung und weist daher in den weißen Rändern einige Satzzeichen in Bleistift von der Hand des Druckers auf. Accompanied by a somewhat later ALS by Brunhoff to the Swedish collector Claes-Goeran Uggla. - Tadellos erhalten.

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Inlibris, Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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        Religious Drama: Mediaeval and Modern

      New York: House of Books, Ltd.,, 1954. New York: House of Books, Ltd.,, 1954. Octavo. Original burgundy cloth, titles to spine and upper board gilt. With the original glassine dust jacket. An excellent copy in the original glassine jacket. First edition, first impression. One of a limited edition of 300 numbered copies signed by the author on the limitation leaf. The book was not published in England.

      [Bookseller: Peter Harrington]
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        Les Mandarins.

      Paris, Gallimard, (4 Octobre 1954).. In-8, demi-maroquin rouge a grands coins, dos orne d'un jeu de 8 faux-nerfs plats garnis d'une guirlande doree, d'un fer special repete, tete doree, couverture conservee (rel. de l'epoque de P. Larrive), 579 p., (1) f. d'acheve d'imprimer. Edition originale de ce roman a clef, largement autobiographique, qui obtint le prix Goncourt en 1954. Il est dedie a Nelson Algren, romancier communiste americain avec lequel de Beauvoir a entretenu une relation intense et passionnee a partir de 1949. Un des 110 exemplaires numerotes sur velin pur fil Lafuma Navarre (n° 49), deuxieme grand papier apres 25 sur verge de Hollande. Bel exemplaire, bien relie par P. Larrive, de la bibliotheque du romancier et critique litteraire venezuelien Jose Fabbiani Ruiz (1911-1975) avec ex-libris imprime et monogramme dore en pied..

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        Virreinato peruano, documentos para su historia: Colección de cartas de virreyes: Conde de la Monclova. 3 Tomos - tomo I 1689.1694, tomo II 1695-1698, tomo III 1699-1705.

      Instituto Histórico del Perú, Lima 1954 - (I) xxv +378 pp, (II) xlvi +345 pp, (III) lxxxvi +424 pp, 26,5x19 cm, encuadernación rústica a dos colores en muy buen estado, lomos y bordes levemente descoloridos por la acción de la luz, intonsos todos los volúmenes, algunas ilustraciones (planos, retratos) en b/n, estado excelente en general. Publicación rarísima y clave para la historia del Perú de finales del s XVII. Contiene importantes estudios de las cartas y la actuación del virrey, y del Perú de la época por los distinguidos académicos que editan la colección. 1954-1955. Heavy item, additional postage charges may apply outside Europe.

      [Bookseller: Spanish Main]
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        Vintage Bettie Page Contact Sheet

      n.p., Miami 1954 - A vintage 8 by 10 silver gelatin contact sheet, circa 1954 and printed then or within a short time thereafter, by the great Bunny Yeager, from an early session with perhaps her most famous model, the mysterious and profoundly affecting Bettie Page. In near fine condition, with some minor edge wear and a few surface creases and minor imperfections to the print; then too, as a working document, it was not printed to publication or reproduction standards and so shows dust marks and the other small, common blemishes of a work print. However, it is a vintage print, with the distinct feature of a matte finsh that characterizes the photographer's work of that era. (Later printings of the contact sheets, if they happened, were on a glossier paper.) Additionally, the print is signed by Bunny on the reverse. There are few more influential, important and enduring associations betwen artist and model than the one between Bunny Yeager and Bettie Page; perhaps Bert Stern and Marilyn Monroe qualifies as well. It can be argued that Irving Klaw's role in establishing the Bettie Page mystique, while important, was not any more important than Bunny Yeager's; Ms. Yeager's photographs of Bettie had a sunnier, more optimistic aspect that balanced Klaw's darker, more overtly sexual work, and that the counterbalance of the two made Bettie what she was. Vintage prints of this era, either contact or release prints, are extremely uncommon, and vintage prints of Bettie Page are even more so. Price on request.

      [Bookseller: John Kehoe, Bookseller ABAA]
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        The Persian Gulf States and Their Boundary Problems. Reprinted from the Geographical Journal, Vol. CXX, Part 4, December 1954.

      London, The Royal Geographical Society, 1954.. 8vo. (433)-445, (1) pp. Includes a map. Original printed wrappers. Inscribed by the author. Includes ALS by the author (Weymouth, 20 Feb. 1955, 2 pp. 8vo).. Geographical description of Kuwait, Bahrain, Qatar, and the seven Trucial Sheikhdoms which today form the United Arab Emirates, and their boundary issues in the early 1950s. Signed and inscribed "To Edward + Irene Skinner with compliments" (20 Feb. 1955). Includes an autograph letter signed by Sir Rupert to "Dear Edward" accompanying the presentation offprint: "I enclose a copy of a recent paper of mine which you may be interested to see. I have finished the first draft of my book on the Persian Gulf but still have a good deal of revising to do [...]."

      [Bookseller: Antiquariat Inlibris, Gilhofer Nfg. GmbH]
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